Editorial Letter: The Future of Sports

October 10, 2016

  Sports have long been a pillar of culture in the world and have changed a lot over the course of history. As the world pushes forward into the 21st century sports will continue to change, influenced by society, innovators, and technology.

Read More >>

Saviors, Ruins, and The Future of Sports Dynasties

October 10, 2016

Sometimes, a city gets to experience something really special. Their team becomes a recognizable powerhouse and whole generations of fans bask in the shine of championship trophies, the confetti of victory parades, and the comfort of knowing they can come back and win any game at any time. History will show us tough, the Egyptians, the Holy Roman Empire, and the Galactic Empire eventually fall

Read More >>

2050: The Post-NFL World

October 10, 2016

All good things must come to an end. No one can predict the future, but this piece will be an attempt to decipher the signs and omens of the modern sporting world to give a glimpse of the direction of sports in America. How long will the NFL keep its stranglehold over the American viewer? Will the nation finally accept soccer and the metric system? In the year 2050 the picture…

Read More >>

The Future of Sports Tech: Virtual Reality

October 10, 2016

Virtual reality is a fast growing business. The technology created this week will be irrelevant by 2017. This digital medium puts the viewer in a 3d atmosphere for a completely immersive experience and is attracting the science, technology and artistic communities. Professional sports networks have begun to engage in VR, but there is uncertainty in what directions VR should be going into further benefit athletics.

Read More >>

The New NHL: Speed and Skill

October 10, 2016

The NHL is heading in a new direction. One of less physicality and fighting, and more skill. The new game is all about speed and stacking lines with talent instead of grit. The NHL and hockey in general have been headed this way for a long time, but the 2015-2016 Pittsburgh Penguins have been a big push in that direction. Ever since the 2010 Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup, teams have been looking for…

Read More >>

The Future of Streaming Sports

October 10, 2016

The rate the television industry is moving mirrors the effects of the newspaper industry. The information is valuable and interesting, but it is also incredibly inconvenient and archaic in comparison to the power of smartphones and computers. Streaming platforms have transformed we view media. Mediums such as Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon have all taken part in the strike for gold as they continue to create new, original content that rival…

Read More >>

When Enough is Enough

October 9, 2016

Sports and controversy are no strangers: it’s like two uncles who don’t get along, but will still be at every gathering to stir up the pot. There a ton of issues we see across different sports today, such as gender inequality, corrupt management, hazing, and 100 other things. What I’m going to hone in on isn’t something that probably isn’t on the forefront of everyone’s mind. The jump from amateur…

Read More >>